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McFeely: The moment you've all been waiting for: FCS playoff predictions

Those who follow the Football Championship Subdivision have been hoping for The Rematch since James Madison defeated North Dakota State in the playoff semifinals a year ago and the Dukes went on to win a national championship. Ever since the Dukes beat the Bison 27-17 at the Fargodome in December 2016 to stop NDSU’s streak of FCS national titles at five, the hope was that the two schools would meet again in the playoffs in 2017.

And, be still our hearts, the real hope was that the two powerhouses would play for the national championship. Thanks to the NCAA bracket released Sunday, it’s a possibility.

My prediction: FCS fans will get their wish.

My FCS bracket has been filled out. It has NDSU and JMU meeting in Frisco, Texas, on Jan. 6 for the national championship.

Who will win? You have to read on.

Here are my round-by-round predictions, with commentary.

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